Monthly Archives: March 2015

Stride Toward Freedom – Martin Luther King

The film Selma has been showing for the last couple of weeks and chronicles the march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965 to try to secure equal voting rights: We have a copy of Martin Luther King’s earlier book ‘Stride … Continue reading

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Ian Rankin Hanging Garden review from another blogger

BOOK REVIEW: The Hanging Garden by Ian Rankin.

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Bird books

Here is the cover of one of the early 20th century ornithology books we have. We have a large natural history section right next to the gardening one – come and have a look  

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Hopefully not something you will find in our shop

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Kafir Language

This book published in 1850 was part of the Wesleyan Missionary Society’s Library in 1855. It is an amazing linguistic encyclopedia of the tongues of Southern Africa. I recognised some of the Zulu words, clicks and grammar from my medical school elective … Continue reading

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World Book Day

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Sales of our books support the Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum http://www.engleseabrook-museum.org.uk/ We also donate books regularly to the Krizevac project: http://www.krizevac.org/

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